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Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Aug 17, 2018 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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Sand is the most consumed natural resources on earth, incorporated in building materials throughout the world.  But, are we endanger of depleting this resource?  On this episode, Vince Beiser discussed the story of sand.
Topics: sand, groks, science
Source: Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Aug 10, 2018 Kristen Vosberg
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What is the inner life of a fish?  Is it possible to know what a fish knows?  On this episode, Dr. Jonathan Balcombe discussed what a fish knows.
Topics: science, ethology, groks
Source: Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Jul 30, 2018 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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How can Heavy Metal music help us understand the Heisenberg uncertainty principle?  On this episode, Dr. Philip Moriarty discussed heavy metal music and quantum physics.
Topics: science, heavy metal, physics, groks
Source: Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Jul 30, 2018 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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New encryption methods and blockchain technology may assist with cybersecurity.  On this episode, Larry Castro discussed advances in cybersecurity.
Topics: cybersecurity, computers, groks
Source: Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Jul 11, 2018 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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Hormones control just about everything in our bodies, but the scientific study of hormones has a long and sordid history.  On this episode, Dr. Randi Hutter Epstein discussed the history of hormones.
Topics: science, endocrinology, hormones, groks
Source: Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Jul 3, 2018 2018-07-04
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The famous discoveries made by the investigators at Jane Goodall's campsite in Gombe were perhaps made possible by Ruth Davis.  Who was she and what happened to her?  On this episode, Dr. Dale Peterson discussed the Ghosts of Gombe.
Topics: science, gombe, groks
Source: Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Jun 29, 2018 Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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Can you search what you see? Hardware and software improvements are enabling a new way for us to see the world. On this program, Kavita Bala joins us to talk about visual search and what it means for consumers and future of AR/VR.
Topics: AR, VR, NSF, GPU, Magic Leap, Grokstyle
Source: Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Jun 28, 2018 Kristen Vosberg
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Technology often comes into conflict with nature.  How has technology changed how we interact with the world? On this episode, Lawrence Millman discussed issues in his book: At The End of the World.
Topics: science, groks, technology
Source: Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Jun 14, 2018 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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Optimal hydration is important for our bodies to function properly, but are there sources of water that are more hydrating than others.  On this episode, Gina Bria discussed the importance of hydration and the fourth phase of water.
Topics: science, water, hydration, groks
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Jun 7, 2018 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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Can poor jaw development lead to disorders like sleep disturbances?  On this episode, Dr. Paul Erlich discussed the hidden epidemic of poor jaw development.
Topics: science, jaws, development, groks
Source: Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Jun 1, 2018 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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Heredity is often taught as a straightforward biological concept involving one gene and one trait, but all of the factors involved in heredity are more complicated.  On this episode, Carl Zimmer discussed heredity.
Topics: science, genetics, heredity, groks
Source: Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
May 29, 2018 Kristen Vosberg
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Anger may be one of the most difficult emotions to manage, but how can we manage healthy and destructive anger?  On this episode, Bernard Golden discussed anger management.
Topics: science, anger, psychology, groks
Source: Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
May 18, 2018 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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Uncovering the mysteries of the brain is an ongoing endeavor. So, what do we really know about the brain?  On this episode, Dr. David Linden discussed these issues in the new book, Think Tank.
Topics: science, neuroscience, groks
Source: Groks Science Show and Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
May 10, 2018 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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Dinosaurs have long captivated the public imagination, but how much do we really know about their history?  On this episode, Dr. Steve Brusatte discussed the rise and fall of the dinosaurs.
Topics: science, dinosaurs, groks, paleontology
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
May 3, 2018 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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Sports are a big part of popular culture, but how can neuroscience improve how professional sports are played?  On this episode, Zach Schonbrun discussed the neuroscience of sports.
Topics: science, neuroscience, sports, groks
Source: Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Apr 27, 2018 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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Efficiency may be a hallmark of effective organizations, but is the quest for efficiency beneficial in the long run? On this episode, Dr. Edward Tenner discussed the efficiency paradox.
Topics: efficiency, paradox, science, groks
Source: Groks Science Show and Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Apr 19, 2018 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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Swearing as an integral part of our language, but what can science tell us about why we swear?  On this episode, Benjamin Bergen discussed the science of swearing.
Topics: science, swearing, linguistics, psychology, groks
Source: Groks Science Show and Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Apr 11, 2018 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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Consensus is often proposed as the most important thing to achieve in a group interaction, but is there benefit in dissent?  On this episode, Prof. Charlan Nemeth discussed the importance of dissent.
Topics: science, psychology, dissent, groks
Source: Groks Science Show and Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Apr 10, 2018 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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Raising kids in a screen-filled world can be especially daunting, but can screen time actually be beneficial?  On this episode, Angela Santomero discussed parenting in a screen-filled world.
Topics: science, parenting, groks
Source: Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Apr 3, 2018 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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The tragedy of flight 242 remains a potent reminder in the history of aviation.  What lessons were learned and how did the people recover?  On this episode, Samme Chittum discussed the tragedy of flight 242.
Topics: science, aviation, groks
Source: Groks Science Show and Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Apr 2, 2018 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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Quantum mechanics may be a powerful theory that enables everyday life, but what does it tell us about the nature of reality?  On this episode, Dr. Adam Becker discusses the search for meaning of quantum mechanics.
Topics: physics, quantum mechanics, groks, science
Source: Groks Science Show and Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Mar 29, 2018 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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The tech industry, while enormously successful, has seen many of its jobs move away from the United States.  On this episode, Hilarie Gamm discussed the billions lost in the tech industry.
Topics: science, technology, groks
Source: Groks Science Show and Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Mar 8, 2018 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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Resilience is a term that is often referred to when discussing highly effective individuals.  But, how do we build resilience in kids?  On this episode, Dr. Kate Lund discussed building resilience in kids.
Topics: science, resilience. groks
Source: Groks Science Show and Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Mar 1, 2018 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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What are the hidden motives behind our actions?  Why do our brains make up stories about our actions to keep us unaware of our real motives?  On this episode, Dr. Robin Hanson discussed the elephant in the brain.
Topics: science, groks, motives
Source: Groks Science Show and Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Feb 24, 2018 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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Annihilation, the new film by Alex Garland, explores the self-destructive capacity of humans in a unique alien landscape.  On this episode, Dr. Adam Rutherford discussed his contributions to the development of Annihilation.
Topics: science, groks, Annihilation
Source: Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Feb 20, 2018 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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The epic migration of songbirds heralds the dawning of spring.  But, what does their migration tell us about nature?  On this episode, Bruce Beehler discussed the springtime songbird migration.
Topics: science, nature, groks
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Feb 7, 2018 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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Modern phones have gone from being a tool to a temptation.  But, how do we break the cycle of addiction to our phones?  On this episode, Catherine Price discussed how to break up with your phone.
Topics: science, addiction, smartphone, groks
Source: Groks Science Show and Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Jan 30, 2018 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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A rare eclipse of a blue, super-moon will occur in North America on January 31.  What is this rare triple event? On this episode, Dr. Andrew Fraknoi discussed the eclipse of the blue, super-moon.
Topics: science, astronomy, groks
Source: Groks Science Show and Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Jan 26, 2018 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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Is there a god?  And, can science provide any insight into this most pressing philosophical question?  On this episode, Dr. Bernard Haisch discussed a scientific inquiry into the god question.
Topics: science, god, groks
Source: Groks Science Show and Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Jan 12, 2018 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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Although weight loss may be a challenging problem, economic theory may be able to provide a solution.  On this episode, Rob Barnett discussed the economist diet.
Topics: science, economics, dieting, groks
Source: Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Jan 9, 2018 Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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Months after Hurricane Maria the Puerto Rico, the island faces food, water, and electricity shortages.  On this episode, Ingrid Montes discusses the recovery efforts on Puerto Rico and shares her thoughts on science and society.
Topics: Puerto Rico, Hurricane Maria, natural disaster, water, food, electricity, recovery, climate change,...
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Dec 21, 2017 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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What will be the next step in human evolution?  Will genetic engineering and artificial intelligence be the driving force?  On this episode, Dr. Don Simborg discussed what comes after Homo sapiens?
Topics: science, AI, genetic engineering, evolution, groks
Source: Groks Science Show and Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Dec 20, 2017 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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Although our bodies will inevitably age, how our brains age is another matter.  On this issue, Dr. Daniel Amen discussed memory rescue.
Topics: science, brains, memory, groks
Source: Groks Science Show
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Dec 11, 2017 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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Who was the last man to know everything?  Enrico Fermi may well be that person.  On this episode, David Schwartz discussed the life and times of Enrico Fermi.
Topics: science, Fermi, groks, physics
Source: Groks Science Show and Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Nov 28, 2017 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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The field of anesthesiology is opaque to many, even including some of the practitioners.  On this episode, Dr. Henry Jay Przybylo discussed the field of anesthesiology.
Topics: science, anesthesia, groks, medicine
Source: Groks Science Show and Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Nov 28, 2017 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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Often termed the second brain, the gut houses a microbiome, which influences many aspects of our health.  On this episode, Dr. Michael Mosley discussed the clever gut.
Topics: science, gut, microbiome, groks
Source: Groks Science Show and Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Nov 14, 2017 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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Our understanding of the universe would be far poorer were it not for the women of the Harvard Observatory.  On this episode, Dava Sobel discussed their work in the Glass Universe.
Topics: science, astronomy, groks
Source: Groks Science Show and Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Nov 7, 2017 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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Venom is found throughout nature and the animals that use them serve important ecological roles.  On this episode, Ronald Jenner discussed the science of venom.
Topics: venom, science, groks, biology
Source: Groks Science Show and Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Nov 2, 2017 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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The PLATO system was a networked computer system that may have spurred the advent of the social networking. On this episode, Brian Dear discussed the history of the PLATO system.
Topics: science, computers, PLATO, groks
Source: Groks Science Show and Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Oct 24, 2017 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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The human need to have pets continues, despite their declining utilitarian value.  On this episode, John Bradshaw discussed the animals among us.
Topics: science, anthrozoology, groks
Source: Groks Science Show and Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Oct 23, 2017 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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Glyphosate, the active ingredient in Round-Up, has proven to be toxic to humans, yet it continues to be marketed.  On this episode, Carey Gillam discussed the troubling cover-up of glyphosate.
Topics: science, glyphosate, round-up, groks
Source: Groks Science Show and Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Oct 22, 2017 Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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Humans are now the dominant driver of our planet's change. Scientists call this the anthropocene. On this program, John Kress talks about what it means to live in the human era and the peril and hope of Earth's future.
Topics: anthropocene, sustainability, humans, holocene, earth, future
Source: Groks Science Show and Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Oct 4, 2017 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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Modern physics would likely not be the same without the work of Richard Feynman and John Wheeler.  On this episode, Prof. Paul Halpern discussed their work in the quantum labyrinth.
Topics: science, Feynman, Wheeler, physics, groks
Source: Groks Science Show and Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Sep 28, 2017 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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Alzheimer's disease has become a major issue among the elderly, but how much of the progression of the disease is preventable through lifestyle choices?  On this episode, Drs. Dean and Ayesha Sherzai discussed the Alzheimer's Solution.
Topics: science, Alzheimer's, dementia, lifestyle, groks
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Sep 25, 2017 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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The gut is filled with a whole host of microbes that are essential for good health.  On this episode, Dr. Marie Claire-Arietta discussed the gut microbiome.
Topics: science, groks, gut, dirt, microbiome
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Sep 13, 2017 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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Private spaceflight is quickly becoming a reality, but how did the birth of this industry begin?  On this episode, Julian Guthrie discussed how to build a spaceship.
Topics: space, spaceflight, groks, science, technology
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Sep 7, 2017 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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What is it like to be a dog?  Modern neuroscience may allow us to peer beyond the veil of how a dog perceives the world.  On this episode, Dr. Gregory Berns discussed what it is like to be a dog.
Topics: science, neuroscience, dog, groks
Source: Groks Science Show
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Aug 31, 2017 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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Earthquake threats are not just limited to the pacific rim and have become more frequent due to human-induced seismic changes.  On this episode, Kathryn Miles discussed earthquakes in America.
Topics: science, earthquakes, fracking, groks
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Aug 31, 2017 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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Although the invisible hand of economics may seem to be agnostic to the nature of industries supported, a change in the direction of capital may enable supporting clean industries.  On this episode, Joel Solomon discussed the clean money revolution.
Topics: science, economics, capitalism, groks
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Aug 10, 2017 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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The next solar eclipse in America will occur on August 21, 2017.  What is the best way to prepare to observe it?  On this episode, Dr. Andrew Fraknoi discussed the Great American Eclipse.
Topics: eclipse, astronomy, groks, science
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Aug 1, 2017 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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Why do our bodies age?  Is it due to natural wear and tear or are our bodies programmed to age on a schedule?  On this episode, Dr. Josh Mitteldorf discussed the science of aging.
Topics: science, aging, groks
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Jul 28, 2017 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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The creation of artificial female robots traces back to the Pygmalion myth.  On this episode, Prof. Julie Wosk discussed the history of female robots.
Topics: science, groks, robots
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Jun 21, 2017 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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Although diet and exercise are important factors in heart disease, genetics may play a bigger role.   On this program, Dr. Jay N. Cohn discussed early detection of cardiovascular disease.
Topics: science, groks, medicine, heart, cardiovascular
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Jun 21, 2017 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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Although diet and exercise are important factors in heart disease, genetics may play a bigger role.  On this program, Dr. Jay N. Cohn discussed early detection of cardiovascular disease.
Topics: science, medicine, heart, cardiovascular, groks
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Jun 9, 2017 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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The solar system is full of many wondrous sights, perfect for any vacation and you can already start planning you next trip.  On this episode, Jana Grcevich and Olivia Koski discussed their vacation guide to the solar system.
Topics: science, solar system, astronomy, groks
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Jun 8, 2017 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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Every parenting journey may be unique, but some may be unusual.  On this episode, Kari Wagner-Peck discussed raising a child with Down's Syndrome.
Topics: science, groks, parenting
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
May 30, 2017 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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Bullying has become a national issue, even more so with advances in technology.  On this episode, Clete Bulach discussed dealing with bullying.
Topics: science, bullying, groks
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
May 9, 2017 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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Oh, Canada! But, what do we know about our mysterious neighbor to the north?  On this episode, Jesse Brown discussed the Canadaland Guide to Canada.
Topics: Canada, science, groks
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Apr 28, 2017 Charles C. Lee
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Can robotics completely dominate the workforce?  Are any jobs immune from automation and artificial intelligence?  On this episode, Don Mazella discussed automation in the workforce.
Topics: science, robotics, workforce, groks
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Apr 20, 2017 Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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What does it take to make great hardware? Is conventional manufacturing the only way to go? On this episode, Bunnie Huang discusses hardware hacking, the open source movement, and STEAM education.
Topics: open source, hacking, STEAM, arts, math, engineering, science, safest, radiation, Japan, Fukushima
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Apr 4, 2017 Groks Science Show
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Cells are the fundamental building blocks of organisms, but what actually is a cell?  On this episode, Josh Rappoport discussed the biology of the cell.
Topics: cell, biology, groks
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Mar 28, 2017 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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Discoveries of planets around other stars have now become commonplace.  But, the composition of these planets is anything but ordinary.  On this episode, Michael Summers discussed the discovery of exoplanets.
Topics: science, astronomy, exoplanets, groks
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Mar 7, 2017 Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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Second part of our discussion on the phases of water with Gerald Pollack. On this program, he joins us for the Groktron 5000!
Topics: water, phases, hydrogen bonding
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Mar 7, 2017 Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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Does water only have three phases? It turns out the answer is a little more complicated. On this program, Gerald Pollack discusses an intermediary phase between liquid and solid water and what this means for biology.
Topics: water, phases, microns, infrared, mpemba effect
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Mar 2, 2017 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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Ordinary citizens are now contributing in extraordinary ways to the scientific enterprise.  On this episode, Caren Cooper discussed citizen science.
Topics: science, citizen, groks
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Feb 10, 2017 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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The fight over GMO foods is more complicated than just the question of their safety.  On this issue, McKay Jenkins discussed the fight over GMO foods.
Topics: science, GMO, food, groks
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Jan 18, 2017 Danny Chan
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The field of "ancient DNA" is using molecular biology to open new vistas of understanding and holds an intriguing technological possibility: cloning an extinct species. But is it really possible? What are the challenges? On this episode, we are joined by Beth Shapiro as she explains some elements of her book, How to Clone a Mammoth: The Science of De-Extinction.
Topics: evolution, ecology, ancient, mammoth, science, groks
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Jan 1, 2017 Danny Chan
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There is much excitement about the future of humans in space, especially when it comes to Mars and the Moon. On this episode we are joined by the authors of Beyond Earth, Amanda Hendrix and Charles Wohlforth, who envision a future in the outer solar system. We explore topics from their book and gain insight into the process of science writing.
Topics: space, science, groks, interview, book, cassini
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Dec 20, 2016 Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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Every December, the largest gathering of scientists in the world takes place in San Francisco.   On this episode , Grok's geotech correspondent joins us to discuss this year's fall meeting of the American Geophysical Union. Topics include coal power, carbon sequestration, and Mekong River Delta monitoring. 
Topics: AGU, American Geophysical Union, carbon, emissions, Mekong, geography, oceans, hazards, mitigation,...
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Nov 30, 2016 Danny Chan
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Despite scientific research linking meat consumption to health complications and environmental burden our society's hunger for meat is growing. On this episode, we discuss with the author of Meathooked, Marta Zaraska, about the biological, cultural and historical reasons behind our obsession with meat.
Topics: science, environment, health, vegetarianism, culture, beef, chicken, pork
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Nov 29, 2016 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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Viscose rayon has been manufactured for over a century, but it continues to be a major health hazard to those involved in its production.  On this episode, Paul D. Blanc discussed the lethal history of viscose rayon.
Topics: science, technology, viscose, rayon
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Nov 29, 2016 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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Wearable technology has changed the way we interact with our mobile devices.  On this episode, Nile Nickel reviewed the new Apple watch.
Topics: science, technology, apple, watch
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Nov 11, 2016 Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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A cure was beyond reach. Death seemed inevitable. How did one man's search for meaning lead to the eradication of a 10,000-year old disease? On this program, Larry Brilliant discusses how his quest to find himself lead to the disappearance of one of mankind's most virulent diseases, smallpox.
Topics: small pox, WHO, epidemiology, India, health, infection diseases
Source: Groks Science Radio Show Podcast
Groks Science Radio Show and Podcast
Nov 2, 2016 Danny Chan
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There are many species on our planet which use venom for a diversity of survival situations. These creatures have fascinated scientists and amateurs alike. On this episode we chat with toxin biologist and science blogger Christie Wilcox about her new book Venomous.
Topics: venom, jellyfish, science, groks
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Oct 24, 2016 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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The dinosaurs that roamed South America have generally not been well studied, but new discoveries have uncovered a remarkable lost world of giant creatures that roamed this continent.  On this episode, Donald Prothero discussed these Giants of the Lost World.
Topics: science, dinosaurs, paleontology, groks
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Oct 16, 2016 Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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What do ice core bubbles tell us about the Earth's past? On this program, Takuro Kobashi joins us to discuss the last 4000 years of Greenland's reconstructed temperature, the implications on understanding climate change and societal impacts.
Topics: carbon dioxide, climate change, ice cores, Greenland, climate change, ice cores, Greenland, drilling
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Oct 5, 2016 Danny Chan
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In this episode, we interview Steve Silberman about his book Neurotribes: The Legacy of Autism and the Future of Neurodiversity. This is book is a very readable and engaging narrative through the history of autism and how it shapes the present.
Topics: autism, history, neurodiversity, science, groks
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Sep 27, 2016 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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Although vaccinations have cured several diseases, many parents are now choosing not to have their children vaccinated.  On this episode, Jennifer Reich discussed why parents decide not to vaccinate their children.
Topics: vaccination, science, biology, groks
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Sep 22, 2016 Ittai Eres and Unjin Lee
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Ittai Eres and Unjin Lee discuss this year's Ig Nobel prizes, and review some of the most interesting award recipients from the past.
Topics: science, ig nobel, nobel, prize, award, darwin, groks, groks science show
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Sep 15, 2016 Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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What is shaking in California? Our resident geotech join us to talk about the leaning tower of San Francisco, the California High Speed Rail, Techron gas, and renewables in Texas.
Topics: geotech, pile driving, San Francisco, Bush, Renewables, Texas, High Speed Rail, Chevron, Techron
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Sep 7, 2016 Danny Chan
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In this episode we interview Lydia Pyne about her new book Seven Skeletons: The Evolution of the World's Most Famous Fossils. It is an exploration of the many facets of scientific communication and knowledge as highlighted by seven famous ancient human skeletons.
Topics: science, humans, fossils, knowledge, history
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Aug 31, 2016 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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Although technology is often accepted unquestioningly, the potential for unethical use of technologies is always present.  On this episode, Prof. Sheila Jasanoff discussed the ethics of invention.
Topics: science, ethics, technology, groks
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Aug 25, 2016 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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Medical mishaps are becoming more common, but what can be done to prevent them?  On this episode, RJ Austin discussed dealing with medical mistakes.
Topics: science, medicine, groks
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Aug 18, 2016 Danny Chan
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In this episode we interview Matt Wilkinson about his book, Restless Creatures. This book is an exploration of the diversity life though the lens of locomotion.
Topics: animals, locomotion, science, interview
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Aug 4, 2016 Danny Chan
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In this episode, we interview Joseph Henrich about his book, The Secret of Our Success: How Culture Is Driving Human Evolution, Domesticating Our Species, and Making Us Smarter. His central thesis is that human genetics is shaped by our culture facilitated by our capacity for social learning. And we bring back the Grok-O-Tron 5000 to give away a copy of his book!
Topics: science, anthropology, human evolution, culture, evolution
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Jul 29, 2016 Danny Chan
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In this interview with Marcelo Gleiser we talk about his 2014 book, "The Island of Knowledge" and then hear a little about his new book "The Simple Beauty of the Unexpected".
Topics: science, groks
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Jul 28, 2016 Charles Lee and Frank H. Ling
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How can Nordic society inform the construction of our own society in the United States?  On this episode, Anu Partanen discussed the Nordic Theory of Everything.
Topics: science, public policy, society, groks
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Jul 26, 2016 Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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Is your inclination to socialize linked to your allergies? Until now, human behavior was not believed to be influenced by the immune system; however, recent findings suggest otherwise. On this program, Anthony Filiano discusses how interferon molecule, an immune molecule, is needed to socialize in a variety of different animals.
Topics: social behavior, immunity, interferon
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Jul 26, 2016 Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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Is your inclination to socialize linked to your allergies? Until now, human behavior was not believed to be influenced by the immune system; however, recent findings suggest otherwise. On this program, Anthony Filiano discusses how interferon molecule, an immune molecule, is needed to socialize in a variety of different animals.
Topics: immune system, social behavior, interferon, brain
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Jul 9, 2016 Unjin Lee
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In this edited episode aired live on June 29th, Unjin and Ron discuss the second event detected by LIGO, gene changes in a cadaver, Space X and what Brexit means for Horizon 2020.
Topics: science, radio, news, LIGO, radio
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Jul 6, 2016 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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The Zika virus has become an epidemic in Brazil, so much so that it has caused many to question holding the Olympic games in Brazil.  On this episode, Dr. Joe Alton discussed the Zika Virus and the Olympics.
Topics: science, olympics, zika, groks
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Jun 21, 2016 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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Camera traps have enabled a fascinating view of animals in their native habitat.  On this episode, Roland Kays discussed the creatures observed by camera traps.
Topics: science, biology, ecology, groks
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Jun 19, 2016 Ittai Eres/Unjin Lee
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A live Groks Science talk show from June 15th, 2016! Topics include gravitational waves, a potential pollution solution, resilience of coral in the Great Barrier Reef, association between social media use and depression, a 3rd sex in bearded dragons, the obfuscation of the night sky, complex bone engineering, the origins of King Tut's dagger, 4 newly named elements, entertainers endorsing junk food, and chiral molecules in space.
Topics: science, groks, news, biology, physics, astronomy, psychology, chemistry
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Jun 12, 2016 Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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America is already great, as President Obama has reminded us. But does the country have a strategy? Perhaps militarily but does the country have a grand vision for prosperity, security, and sustainability? On this episode, Joel Makower discusses America's path to a brighter future in his new book The Grand Strategy.
Topics: America, sustainability, environment, energy, Pentagon, strategy, policies, walkable communities
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May 25, 2016 Danny Chan
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From extremophillic bacteria to the Search for ExtraTerrestrial Intellegence, NASA Ames to fictional sentient nebulae: there is a long history of fascination with weird life. In this episode we discuss the book Weird Life: The Search for Life That Is Very, Very Different from Our Own with its author, David Toomey.
Topics: groks, science, science fiction, books, biology, theoretical biology
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May 18, 2016 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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Is risk taking a natural behavior?  What are the biological underpinnings of risk behavior?  On this episode, Kayt Sukel discussed the art of risk.
Topics: science, risk, groks
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May 18, 2016 Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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In our fast-paced world of modern dating, what does it take to succeed? What does our posture say about who we are? On this program, Tanya Vacharkulksemsuk discussed how open postures improves one's chance at getting a first date.
Topics: dating, body language, open postures, tinder, non-verbal behavior, romance, dominance, openness,...
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May 5, 2016 Samantha Thomas
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All living things are regulated from the molecules in our bloodstream to the populations of animals on the African Savanna. Today, Sean Carroll joins us to discuss the logic of regulation as well as how these principles can be applied to treat disease and heal ecosystems.
Topics: regulation, animals, ecology, conservation, Sean Carroll, groks science show
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Apr 27, 2016 Charles C. Lee and Frank H. Ling
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How can traumatic events be passed to subsequent generations?  On this episode, Mark Wolynn discussed identifying and treating intergenerational trauma.
Topics: science, groks, biology, epigenetics, psychology
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Apr 23, 2016 Charles Lee and Frank Ling
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The evolution of microbial communities (microbiota) and viruses have broad implications on human health and how animals and plants change. On this program, Michael Shapira discusses his work on how microbes shape evolution. Lulan Wang also joins to discuss the mutation of the virus that cause the Zika fever.
Topics: zika, probiotics, microbiology, biota, microbiota, gut, immunity, metabolism, asia-pacific, rio,...
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